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Old 11-17-2006, 04:04 AM   #1
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I'd like a 120V AC outlet near one the awning legs outside that has a switch inside. That way I could plug in my awning lights and be able to switch them on and off from inside. Be nice to put on the inverter too.

Anyone else think they'd use such a plug and switch setup? Perhaps just me?
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Old 11-17-2006, 04:04 AM   #2
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I'd like a 120V AC outlet near one the awning legs outside that has a switch inside. That way I could plug in my awning lights and be able to switch them on and off from inside. Be nice to put on the inverter too.

Anyone else think they'd use such a plug and switch setup? Perhaps just me?
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Old 11-17-2006, 04:32 AM   #3
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That would be a great idea. An alternative would be to use one of the outlet control modules (plugged into existing exterior outlet) with wireless remote. I use one at home but never thought of using one with the coach...
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Old 11-17-2006, 05:14 AM   #4
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I use the wireless remote. Got it at Lowe's. The remote is a little key fob that I leave inside the coach. The module outside also has a dimmer switch in it in order to give the right "mood" if so desired.
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Old 11-17-2006, 09:26 AM   #5
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Why not use a controller which turns the lights on at dusk and off at light? We use one and it sure makes it nice to come to the coach at night and I don't need to concern myself with turning the lights off! The swittch we use less than $20 and it also will allow me to set the turn on and turn off timing if I desire.

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Old 11-17-2006, 05:27 PM   #6
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I put an outlet in the basement storage bin nearest the rear awning arm. The awning light cord comes down the rear support arm and into the storage bin and plugs into a timer in the outlet. I tapped it off the nearest GFCI outlet in the coach. Having it inside the bin keeps it out of the weather. Also gives me a place to store my Coleman powered cooler.
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Old 11-19-2006, 02:44 AM   #7
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Boy, I wish I had thought of the remote switch, We use them at home for Christmas decorations. I was able to access my outside outlet through the furnace. I ran a paired wire into the coach and installed a switch next to my thermostat. One side of the outlet is switched for the lights. The other side is not.
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Old 11-20-2006, 03:11 AM   #8
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I use one of the light sensing timers myself, but my outlet is right over a basement door and it knocks into into when I open the door. If Winne would just make an awning light plug a feature, we wouldn't have to mess with aftermarket stuff.
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Old 11-20-2006, 04:56 PM   #9
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........** 115v omeutlet on the drivers side
a 115 volt outside lite , both sides,,,,,,

and coming from a hospital medical type......me
seperate sewer compartment from your fresh water compartment......... jeesh thats common sense
and I firmly believ this string can go on and on and on............
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